Laura Lippman
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Laura Lippman

Laura Lippman is a New York Times bestselling novelist who has won more than 20 awards for her fiction--and been nominated for 30 more. Since her debut in 1997, she has published 20 novels, a novella and a collection of short stories. Lit Hub recently named her one of the "essential" female crime writers of the last 100 years. She also has written for the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post and T magazine. Her novel Every Secret Thing, optioned for film by Academy Award-winning actress Frances McDormand, premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in April 2014, starring Diane Lane, Elizabeth Banks, and Dakota Fanning. Laura lives in Baltimore with her husband, David Simon, and their daughter.

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Best Sellers

    • Sunburn

    • A Novel
    • By: Laura Lippman
    • Narrated by: Susan Bennett
    • Length: 9 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 672
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 619
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 618

    New York Times best-selling author Laura Lippman returns with a superb novel of psychological suspense about a pair of lovers with the best intentions and the worst luck....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Outstanding Mystery

    • By Jim N on 02-25-18

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Butchers Hill

    • Tess Monaghan, Book 3
    • By: Laura Lippman
    • Narrated by: Deborah Hazlett
    • Length: 8 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 437
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 299
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 295

    Tess Monaghan has finally made the move and hung out her shingle as a PI-for-hire, complete with an office in Butchers Hill....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Left me a bit uncomfortable

    • By Kathi on 07-20-17

    Regular price: $22.37

    • Baltimore Blues

    • Tess Monaghan, Book 1
    • By: Laura Lippman
    • Narrated by: Deborah Hazlett
    • Length: 9 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 1,265
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 991
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 982

    Unemployed at 29, Tess Monaghan is willing to take any freelance job to pay the rent - including a bit of unorthodox snooping for her rowing buddy, Darryl "Rock" Paxton....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • This is a 'real time' mystery.

    • By Pamela on 04-17-13

    Regular price: $18.17

    • The Sugar House

    • A Tess Monaghan Mystery
    • By: Laura Lippman
    • Narrated by: Barbara Rosenblat
    • Length: 9 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 478
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 307
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 300

    Former journalist turned P.I. Tess Monaghan thought she knew Baltimore like the back of her hand - but what she doesn't know just might kill her in this grim yet irresistible novel....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great Story, Don't Like the Narrator

    • By Carolyn L on 03-18-15

    Regular price: $24.49

    • In Big Trouble

    • A Tess Monaghan Novel, Book 4
    • By: Laura Lippman
    • Narrated by: Deborah Hazlett
    • Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 281
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 233
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 233

    First as a reporter and then as a PI, Tess Monaghan has learned how to survive and thrive on the streets of Baltimore....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Tess on the Road

    • By Carole T. on 12-10-12

    Regular price: $20.97

    • By a Spider's Thread

    • A Tess Monaghan Novel
    • By: Laura Lippman
    • Narrated by: Barbara Rosenblat
    • Length: 9 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 81
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72

    Mark Rubin's family is missing - and the police won't get involved because all the evidence indicates that his wife left willingly....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • so clever and unpredictable

    • By Carmelle on 05-11-17

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Life Sentences

    • By: Laura Lippman
    • Narrated by: Linda Emond
    • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 143
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 94
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 93

    Author Cassandra Fallows has achieved remarkable success by baring her life on the page....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good book; great reader!

    • By RKNS on 05-25-10

    Regular price: $28.51

    • No Good Deeds

    • A Tess Monaghan Novel
    • By: Laura Lippman
    • Narrated by: Linda Emond
    • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 224
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 152
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 152

    Tess agrees to protect the boy's identity no matter what, especially when one of his friends is killed....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best yet of an excellent series!

    • By Mark Hancock on 08-25-15

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Another Thing to Fall

    • By: Laura Lippman
    • Narrated by: Linda Emond
    • Length: 9 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 265
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 145
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 144

    When private investigator Tess Monaghan literally runs into the crew of the fledgling TV series Mann of Steel while sculling, she expects sharp words and evil looks, not an assignment....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • I Enjoyed It

    • By BJG on 02-10-09

    Regular price: $28.51

    • In a Strange City

    • Tess Monaghan Mysteries
    • By: Laura Lippman
    • Narrated by: Barbara Rosenblat
    • Length: 10 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 282
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 204
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 199

    When a murder occurs during the annual visit of a cloaked individual to Edgar Allan Poe's grave, PI Tess Monaghan is drawn into unearthing a killer....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • a good book but poorly described on audible

    • By R. Hill on 06-16-09

    Regular price: $27.99

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